Township 2, Range 10, ME
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||Township 2, Range 10
||West Branch of the Penobscot River
||Less than 0.1 mile
|WHEN TO VISIT:
||May to October
||Not Possible and/or Prohibited
||Page 50, D-4 (marked)
|INCLUDED IN BOOK:
||Yes (Included in 2nd Edition of book as a full chapter)
|COST TO VISIT:
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A classic block style waterfall (also known as a ?horseshoe? falls) Nesowadnehunk Falls is a 7-foot drop of the West Branch of the Penobscot River. The falls are a well-known portage spot, often too dangerous for canoes and kayaks traveling down the river from the drop-in spot at Ripogenus Gorge. For whitewater rafters, however, traveling over the falls is often the highlight of a journey down the Penobscot River. Often, outfitters will do multiple runs over the falls if time and conditions permit them to.
The powerful 100-foot wide cascade drowns out the occasion logging trucks that are driving along Golden Rd, only yards away. Fly-fishing is also common below the falls, and a decent view of Mt. Katahdin can be seen looking downstream. Also, since the falls are controlled by Ripogenus Dam upstream, and water is released throughout each day, expect to see a powerful waterfall any time of the year.
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Please see directions in our published guidebook, New England Waterfalls: A Guide to More Than 400 Cascades And Waterfalls, or you can email us (email@example.com) and we will happily provide them to you. When requesting directions via email, please remember to specify which particular waterfall(s) you are looking for directions to.
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